Statement of Purpose
Scottish Union Learning supports trade unions in accessing skills and lifelong learning opportunities that contribute to collective prosperity, fairness and equality, for workers across Scotland. Scottish Union Learning is part of the STUC.
This website is a dedicated resource for trade unions and Union Learning Representatives in Scotland.
Within this site you can find lots of information on lifelong learning and skills. Check out the News section for the latest and greatest from trade unions and Scottish Union Learning. If you are looking for support in specific areas, you may wish to visit the Everyday Skills section or the Highlands and Islands section.
If you have an idea for another resource you think we should include or develop, let us know!
2013 STUC Helen Dowie Award Recipient: Sonya Cassidy
Sonya Cassidy, a Unite Union Learning Rep at RBS in Greenock, is the recipient of this year’s Helen Dowie Award from the STUC.Read More...
16th April 2014
The Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) has announced that the recipient of the 9th Annual STUC Helen Dowie Award for Lifelong Learning is Willie Brennan, a BFAWU Union Learning Representative at Dawnfresh Seafoods in Uddingston.
15th April 2014
The Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) has welcomed the First Minister’s announcement of confirmed funding for union learning over the next three years. This work will be carried out by Scottish Union Learning.
14th April 2014
Scottish Union Learning will launch an updated Modern Apprenticeship Toolkit on Monday, 14 April 2014 during STUC Annual Congress in Dundee. The toolkit is an outcome of the work Scottish Union Learning has undertaken, in partnership with Skills Development Scotland, in relation to Modern Apprenticeships.
3rd March 2014
This publication of learner case studies provides a snapshot of union activities in Everyday Skills, including literacy and numeracy skills, IT skills, English language and communication skills for migrant workers, and job-hunting and CV writing. In addition, it shows some of the ways in which unions are supporting those in the workplace who have dyslexia.